Advice, Dating and Relationships, Self Care, Self Improvement, Uncategorized

Letting People Be Responsible for Their Own Lives

When people are not responsible for their own lives and happiness it can hurt those that love them by putting a burden on them – a burden that is not theirs.

We cannot give others happiness, security, stability, health, etc.  – they have to find it in themselves. When we try to give them these things it can stunt them and create a co-dependent situation where that person relies on us for everything. It doesn’t do any good for either party and usually results in a toxic relationship.

It’s not to say to never help anyone, but if it’s a situation where the person never helps themselves, it may be best to let them figure it out on their own. Even letting a person hit rock bottom, because that is when they’ll find the strength to do it on their own because they won’t want to ever feel that way again.

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